Tryptophan is an aromatic amino acid, nutritionally essential, which gives rise to various biosynthetic products such as coenzymes NAD and NADP, nicotinic acid, serotonin (the hormone responsible for mood), auxin, vitamin B3, the prosthetic group hemoglobin and other pigments. 76 more words
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Native of South America, exported by the Spanish in the sixteenth century, the tomato is a fruit prized for its healthful properties, cultivated outdoors with a summer cycle, while in Chile and Ecuador, in particular, the tomato exists as a wild plant and thanks to the tropical climate provides fruit throughout the year. 131 more words
After all, the body works in balance. Too much of a specific nutrient can throw the body out of balance. Too much calcium, for example, especially unescorted calcium or the wrong kind of calcium, can contribute to hardening of the arteries which, in turn can eventually, squeeze down the arteries shooting up blood pressure numbers.